National Adoption Month Q&A With Willie Dubose

National Adoption Month Q&A With Willie Dubose

By Intisar Seraaj Mr. & Mrs. Willie and Emma Dubose have been foster parents with Seraaj Family Homes, Inc. for about 20 years. In addition to fostering, they’ve adopted two sibling groups. They welcomed the first pair to their forever home in 2009 and the second...
Q&A With Mattie Harris

Q&A With Mattie Harris

By Intisar Seraaj Mattie Harris is a foster parent for Seraaj Family Homes, Inc. and lives in Union Springs, Alabama. In a blog from 2015, I profiled her and her late husband Moses Harris about their fostering experience and adoption of their daughter is Karlynn...

The Nonstop Nurturer: Meet Voncile Jackson Swoopes

By Intisar Seraaj “You are the one,” Voncile Swoopes was told by her mother. Her mother is now deceased, but Swoopes remembers when her mother asked her about being a foster parent during a car ride, about two decades ago. Her mother said she had been watching TV and...